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  • Freshly canned balsamic fig jam with black peppercorn
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. If you’re a canner, you know that little pop! of your lids sealing after coming out of their boiling water bath is music…

  • Collecting calendula seeds and fresh eggs from the garden
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Collecting calendula seeds and fresh eggs from the garden. One of the new hens has started laying those beautiful brown eggs, but as…

  • Tumalo Falls in Bend, Oregon
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. After a handful of trips to Bend, Oregon, these last few years, we finally made it to Tumalo Falls! Not a bad way…

  • First strawberries of the season
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. The first strawberries of the season. I wish I could tell you how scrumptious they were, but by the time I went back…

  • My little garden helper
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. She’s gone rafting and camping, but she’s never been wetter or dirtier than after a day of “helping” me in the garden. This…

  • First apple blossoms of spring
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Spring starts much earlier in Southern California than most parts of the country, but a sure sign of the change of seasons for…

  • Iman the Golden Laced Cochin
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Confession: This little ball of cuteness rivals the other cuteness toddling in the house right now.…

  • Weeding after the rain
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Weeding is so much more enjoyable after a rain. Not only are they easier to pull out, but digging your hands in the…